Tag: public opinion poll

Public support for Obamacare is falling

This is from the National Journal: The share of Americans who believe that President Obama’s health care plan will “make things better” for the middle class, their own families, and the country overall has tumbled sharply since last September, underscoring the administration’s formidable public-relations challenge as it prepares to roll out the sweeping legislation’s key... Read more »

Poll: Bush did better handling Katrina than Obama is handling oil spill

Uh oh. Axelrod alert! This isn’t good, A new poll–by a left leaning public opinion firm–finds that  Our new Louisiana poll has a lot of data points to show how unhappy voters in the state are with Barack Obama’s handling of the oil spill but one perhaps sums it up better than anything else- a... Read more »

Scott Lee Cohen planning run for governor

He’s back. And why not? Considering the folks Illinois voters elect year after year, why not Scott Lee Cohen. What’s interesting is that Cohen reached the decision to get into the governor’s race after sampling public opinion: Just weeks later, rumors began to circulate that Cohen was conducting polling to determine what voters thought of... Read more »
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Mark Kirk, Come Out of Your Neutral Corner

Democrats apparently figure that they have Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk cornered. “Do you,” they demand to know, “favor the repeal of our wonderful comprehensive health reform or do you not?” They have a point. Thanks to Kirk’ lack of clarity, Republicans also have been asking the same question. Kirk, the moderate North Shore congressman,... Read more »

Tax Breaks for Pets?

Can anyone be so daft as  to suggest that giving tax breaks to pet owners is a good idea? Essentially, this would amount to a subsidy provided by all other taxpayers for someone to a cat or dog. Or some other kind of domestic pet, let your mind run wild. But sure enough. A new... Read more »
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